Associations to the word «Trump»


TRUMP, noun. (US) (in the singular) (cards) The suit, in a game of cards, that outranks all others.
TRUMP, noun. (British) (in the plural) (cards) The suit, in a game of cards, that outranks all others.
TRUMP, noun. (cards) A playing card of that suit.
TRUMP, noun. (figuratively) Something that gives one an advantage, especially one held in reserve.
TRUMP, noun. (colloquial) (now rare) An excellent person; a fine fellow, a good egg.
TRUMP, noun. An old card game, almost identical to whist; the game of ruff.
TRUMP, noun. (in the plural) The major arcana of the tarot
TRUMP, noun. A card of the major arcana
TRUMP, verb. (transitive) (cards) To play a trump (on a card of another suit).
TRUMP, verb. (intransitive) (cards) To play a trump, or to take a trick with a trump
TRUMP, verb. (transitive) To get the better of, or finesse, a competitor.
TRUMP, verb. (dated) To impose unfairly; to palm off.
TRUMP, verb. (transitive) To supersede.
TRUMP, noun. (obsolete) A trumpet.
TRUMP, noun. (slang) (UK) (childish) (vulgar) Flatulence.
TRUMP, verb. To blow a trumpet.
TRUMP, verb. (intransitive) (slang) (UK) (childish) (vulgar) To flatulate.
TRUMP, noun. (dated) (musical instrument) Synonym of Jew's harp.
TRUMP, proper noun. A surname​, a metonymic occupational name for a trumpeter
TRUMP CARD, noun. A playing card, of the trump suite that is held in reserve until needed to win a trick
TRUMP CARD, noun. Something used to obtain an advantage, sometimes unscrupulously
TRUMP CARDS, noun. Plural of trump card
TRUMP UP, verb. (idiomatic) to create falsely, to fabricate (particularly applied to accusations, (legal) charges or evidence).
TRUMP UP, verb. (idiomatic) Heavily publicise, promote or market a product.

Dictionary definition

TRUMP, noun. A playing card in the suit that has been declared trumps; "the ace of trumps is a sure winner".
TRUMP, noun. (card games) the suit that has been declared to rank above all other suits for the duration of the hand; "clubs were declared trumps"; "a trump can take a trick even when a card of a different suit is led".
TRUMP, noun. A brass musical instrument with a brilliant tone; has a narrow tube and a flared bell and is played by means of valves.
TRUMP, verb. Produce a sound as if from a trumpet.
TRUMP, verb. Get the better of; "the goal was to best the competition".
TRUMP, verb. Play a trump.
TRUMP, verb. Proclaim or announce with or as if with a fanfare.

Wise words

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